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Automotive Skills Development Council

QUALIFICATIONS PACK - OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS FOR AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Contents
1. Introduction and Contacts.....P.1 2. Qualifications Pack.........P.2 3. Glossary of Key Terms .............P.3

OS describe what individuals need to do, know and understand in order to carry out a particular job role or function OS are performance standards that individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of the underpinning knowledge and understanding

4. NOS Units.......P.6

Introduction Qualifications Pack - Machining Assistant


SECTOR: AUTOMOTIVE SUB-SECTOR: MANUFACTURING OCCUPATION: MACHINING JOB ROLE: MACHINING ASSISTANT REFERENCE ID: ASC/Q3502 Machining Helper: An assistant to the operator and the entire team, the helper supports peripheral activities/ non core activities in the manufacturing process Brief Job Description: Machining Assistant is also called Helper. Individual in this role is responsible for routine jobs like cleaning, washing, fetching and holding tool for the operators, loading and unloading of work pieces on the machine setup , moving spare parts,raw material and finished components from and to the stores etc . Personal Attributes: Basic understanding of the machining and housekeeping process, Basic reading, writing and communication skills, safety orientation, ability to do physical tasks like lifting, holding etc- Ability to lift objects required during the operations either manually or using lifts, chains without displaying fatigue, hands and feet dexterity, good vision

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Qualifications Pack For Machining Helper Level 2

Qualifications Pack Code

ASC/Q 3502
Machining Assistant Version number Drafted on Last reviewed on Next review date 1 01/7/2013 26/7/2013 30/7/2015

Job Details

Job Role

Credits(NVEQF/NVQF/NSQF) TBD Industry Sub-sector Occupation Automotive Manufacturing Machining

Job Role

Machining Helper level 2 The Machining Assistant role is responsible for routine jobs like cleaning, washing, fetching and holding tool for the operators, loading and unloading of work pieces on the machine setup , bringing raw material and spare parts from the stores etc 2 Class 8 pass

Role Description

NVEQF/NVQF level Minimum Educational Qualifications

Maximum Educational Qualifications Training (Suggested but not mandatory) Experience

ITI Basic awareness of machine tools , measuring instruments and housekeeping skills 0-2 years of experience ASC/N 3504:Support the operator in routine machining activities ASC/N 3505: Support the machining team in post machining process ASC/N0006: Maintain a safe and healthy working environment As described in the relevant NOS units

Occupational Standards (OS)

Performance Criteria

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Qualifications Pack For Machining Helper Level 2

Keywords /Terms

Description Core Skills or Generic Skills are a group of skills that are key to learning and working in today's world. These skills are typically needed in any work environment. In the context of the NOS, these include communication related skills that are applicable to most job roles. Function is an activity necessary for achieving the key purpose of the sector, occupation, or area of work, which can be carried out by a person or a group of persons. Functions are identified through functional analysis and form the basis of NOS. Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique employment opportunity in an organization. Knowledge and Understanding are statements which together specify the technical, generic, professional and organizational specific knowledge that an individual needs in order to perform to the required standard. NOS are Occupational Standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/related set of functions in an industry. Organisational Context includes the way the organization is structured and how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have of their relevant areas of responsibility. Performance Criteria are statements that together specify the standard of performance required when carrying out a task. Qualifications Pack comprises the set of NOS, together with the educational, training and other criteria required to perform a job role. A Qualifications Pack is assigned a unique qualification pack code. Qualifications Pack Code is a unique reference code that identifies a qualifications pack. Scope is the set of statements specifying the range of variables that an individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a critical impact on the quality of performance required. Sector is a conglomeration of different business operations having similar businesses and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.

Definitions

Core Skills/Generic Skills

Function

Job role Knowledge and Understanding National Occupational Standards (NOS) Occupation Organisational Context

Performance Criteria Qualifications Pack(QP)

Qualifications Pack Code Scope

Sector

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Sub-Sector Sub-functions Technical Knowledge Unit Code Unit Title Vertical Keywords /Terms

Sub-sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the characteristics and interests of its components. Sub-functions are sub-activities essential to fulfil the achieving the objectives of the function. Technical Knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific designated responsibilities. Unit Code is a unique identifier for a NOS unit, which can be denoted with an N Unit Title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent should be able to do. Vertical may exist within a sub-sector representing different domain areas or the client industries served by the industry. Description National Occupational Standard(s) National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework National Vocational Qualifications Framework Original Equipment Manufacturer Occupational Standard(s) Qualifications Pack

Acronyms

NOS NVEQF NVQF OEM OS QP

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ASC/ N 3504: Support the machinist in the routine machining activities

National Occupational Standards

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Overview
This unit is about supporting the operator and the team in day to day routine tasks as part of the machining process like fetching and holding tools, loading work pieces, maintenance of machine parts
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Unit Code

ASC/ N 3504: Support the machinist in the routine machining activities ASC/N3504

National Occupational Standard

Unit Title (Task) Description

Scope

Support the machinist in the routine machining activities This unit is about supporting the operator and the team in day to day routine tasks as part of the machining process like fetching and holding tools, loading work pieces, maintenance of machine parts This unit/task covers the following: Types of machining: Manual and Automatic processes Types of products Auto Components Car Assembly Body Assembly Internal Interfaces: Assembly line Paint shop Materials Management Maintenance

Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope Element Fetching and holding tools for the operator Performance Criteria PC1. Bring right toolkits for the operator and check whether all required tools are available in the tool kit PC2. Hold the tools during operations in the correct manner as specified by the operator and the standard operating procedures so that the operator can easily complete the assigned job PC3. Support the assistant operator in arranging the work pieces in the specified manner as given in the setting document PC4. Ensure that there is no damage done to the work pieces while loading them on the machining apparatus using pulleys, chains and other hoisting mechanisms PC5. Use bench grinders and cutting grinder machines to sharpen/ maintain the replaced tools and dies PC6. Use recommended procedure for preservation of tools/dies when being put in stores/racks. PC7. Use templates , measuring instruments and hand tools for the process of installation and adjustment of drills, cutters, dies and guides PC8. Adjust tool positions and machine control mechanisms through the cranking (turning) process to ensure clearances and tolerances as specified in the operating manual PC9. Extract the jammed pieces using fingers, wire hooks and lift bars; use PPE . PC10. Store equipment auxiliaries and spare parts in proper designated areas PC11. Regularly clean the equipments and process auxiliaries (cutting tools, dies) to remove any dust, moisture, waste material which would have got collected on the equipment and remove the metal chips and extra coolant PC12. Regularly clean the working area in the weld shop and create a healthy, clean and safe working environment

Loading work pieces on the machines using fasteners and hand tools Replace worn tools and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies Support the assistant operator/ machinist in machine operations

Maintenance and cleaning of machine and workplace

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Knowledge and Understanding (K) w.r.t. the scope Element A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes) Knowledge and Understanding The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KA1. relevant standards and procedures followed in the company KA2. different types of products manufactured by the company

B. Technical Knowledge

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. different types of machining processes KB2. different types of tools used in the machining process KB3. basic principles of 5 S in manufacturing Cleaning, sorting KB4. the application of coolants ad lubricants KB5. basic Arithmetic and calculation methods Skills (S) w.r.t. the scope Element A. Core Skills/ Generic Skills Skills Writing Skills The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA1. write basic level notes and observations SA2. draw basic level drawings and charts Reading Skills SA3. read documents and notes SA4. interpret/ Comprehend the information given in the documents and notes SA5. read and interpret symbols given on equipments and work area Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills) SA6. discuss task lists and job requirements with co-workers SA7. effectively communicate information to team members SA8. question operator/ supervisor in order to understand the nature of the problem SA9. attentively listen with full attention and comprehend the information given by the speaker Plan and Organize The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to : SB1. plan and organize the activities/ work allocated by supervisor and operator SB2. organize all equipment and kits so that sorting is easy on a day to day basis

B. Professional Skills

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ASC/ N 3504: Support the machinist in the routine machining activities Judgmental Thinking The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB3. use common sense and make judgments during day to day basis SB4. use reasoning skills to identify and resolve basic problems like sorting out mixed up storage bins Desire to learn and take initiatives SB5. follow instructions and work on areas of improvement identified SB6. complete the assigned tasks with minimum supervision SB7. complete the job defined by the supervisor within the timelines and quality norms Problem solving SB8. refer problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person

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NOS Version Control

NOS Code

ASC/N3504 Version number Drafted on Last reviewed on Next review date 1 01/7/2013 26/7/2013 30/7/2015

Credits(NVEQF/NVQF/NSQF) TBD Industry Automotive Industry Sub-sector Occupation Manufacturing Machining

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ASC/N 3505: Support the machining team in post machining process

National Occupational Standards

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Overview
This unit is about supporting the operator and the manufacturing team in post production process - Unload work pieces using various tools, help the assistant operator in basic quality checks of machined parts and count the good quality and bad qualities and help the assistant operator in maintaining records
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ASC/N 3505: Support the machining team in post machining process

Unit Code

ASC/N3505

National Occupational Standard

Unit Title (Task) Description

Scope

Support the operator in post machining process This unit is about supporting the operator and the manufacturing team in post production process - Unload work pieces using various tools, help the assistant operator in basic quality checks of machined parts and count the good quality and bad qualities and help the assistant operator in maintaining records. This unit/task covers the following: Types of machining: Automatic Types of products Auto Components Car Assembly Body Assembly Internal Interfaces: Assembly line Paint shop


Element Unloading work pieces on the machines

Materials Management Maintenance

Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope Performance Criteria PC1. Support the assistant operator in removing the output products from the machining apparatus in the specified manner as given in the setting document PC2. Use lifting tools like lifts, pulleys, chains, hoists and ensure that there is no damage done to the machined pieces while un loading them PC3. With the help of the correct tool remove the extra burrs and chips from the metal surface PC4. Support the assistant operator in measuring the specifications of the finished product using devices like micrometers, vernier calipers, gauges, rulers, and any other inspection equipment PC5. Bring right inspection tools for the operator and check whether all required tools are available near the inspection platform PC6. Support the operator/ asst. operator in noting down the observations of the basic inspection process and identify pieces which are ok and also not meeting the specified standards PC7. Separate the defective pieces into two categories pieces which can be repaired/ modified and pieces which are beyond repair and maintain records of each category The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KA1. relevant standards and procedures followed in the company

Do Deburring Check quality of the machined pieces (Gauging)

Knowledge and Understanding (K) B. Organizational Context (Knowledge 11 | P a g e

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of the company / organization and its processes)

KA2. different types of products manufactured by the company KA3. basic norms for Quality in Production process

B. Technical Knowledge

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. different types of machining processes KB2. different types of tools used in the measurement and inspection process KB3. different tools used for lifting objects KB4. basic principles of 5 S in manufacturing Cleaning, sorting KB5. basic Arithmetic and calculation methods Skills Writing Skills The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA1. write basic level notes and observations SA2. draw basic level drawings and charts Reading Skills The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA3. read documents and notes SA4. interpret/ Comprehend the information given in the documents and notes SA5. read and interpret symbols given on equipments and work area Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills) The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA6. discuss task lists and job requirements with co-workers SA7. effectively communicate information to team members SA8. question operator/ supervisor in order to understand the nature of the problem SA9. attentively listen with full attention and comprehend the information given by the speaker Plan and Organize The user/individual on the job needs to understand how to : SB1. organize the activities/ work allocated by supervisor and operator SB2. organize all equipment and kits so that sorting is easy on daily basis Judgmental Thinking The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB3. use common sense and make judgments during day to day basis SB4. use reasoning skills to identify and resolve basic problems

Skills (S) w.r.t. the scope Element C. Core Skills/ Generic Skills

A. Professional Skills

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Desire to learn and take initiatives The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB5. follow instructions and work on areas of improvement identified SB6. complete the assigned tasks with minimum supervision SB7. complete the job defined by the supervisor within the timelines and quality norms Quality Consciousness SB8. ability to identify defective parts in the manufacturing line by comparing manufactured pieces with the work standard

NOS Version Control


NOS Code ASC/ N 3505 Version number Drafted on Last reviewed on Next review date 1 01/7/2013 26/7/2013 01/8/2015

Credits(NVEQF/NVQF/NSQF) 2 Industry Industry Sub-sector Occupation Automotive Manufacturing Machining

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ASC/N0006: Maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment

National Occupational Standards

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Overview
This unit is about establishing a Safe, Healthy and Environment friendly workplace

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ASC/N0006: Maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment Unit Code ASC/ N 0006 Creating a Safe, Healthy and Environment friendly workplace in the plant area This OS unit is about creating a Safe and Healthy work place, adhering to the safety guidelines in the working area, following practices which are not impacting the environment in a negative manner This unit/task covers the following: Types of processes: Welding Casting Forging Machining Types of products Auto Components Car Assembly Body Assembly Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope Element Performance Criteria Identify and report the risks PC1. Identify activities which can cause potential injury through sharp identified objects, burns, fall, electricity, gas leakages, radiation, poisonous fumes, chemicals, loud noise PC2. Inform the concerned authorities about the potential risks identified in the processes, workplace area/ layout, materials used etc PC3. Inform the concerned authorities about machine breakdowns, damages which can potentially harm man/ machine during operations PC4. Create awareness amongst other by sharing information on the identified risks Create and sustain a Safe, PC5. Follow the instructions given on the equipment manual clean and environment describing the operating process of the equipments friendly work place PC6. Follow the safety, health and environment related practices developed by the organization PC7. Operate the machine using the recommended personal protective equipment (ppe) PC8. Maintain a clean and safe working environment near the work place and ensure there is no spillage of chemicals, production waste, oil, solvents etc PC9. Maintain high standards of personal hygiene at the work place PC10. Ensure that the waste disposal happens in the designated area PC11. Information regarding contagious nature of illness should be appropriately shared with Medical Officer /HR. 15 | P a g e

National Occupational Standard

Unit Title (Task) Description

Scope

ASC/N0006: Maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment

Knowledge and Understanding (K) w.r.t. the scope Element Knowledge and Understanding The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: C. Organizational KA1. relevant standards, procedures and policies related to Health, Context (Knowledge of the Safety and Environment followed in the company company / organization and its processes) A. Technical Knowledge The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. basic knowledge of Safety procedures( fire fighting, first aid) within the organization KB2. basic knowledge of various types of PPEs and their usage KB3. basic knowledge of risks associated with each occupation in the organization KB4. knowledge of personal hygiene and how an individual an contribute towards creating a highly safe and clean working environment Skills Writing Skills The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA1. write basic level notes and observations Reading Skills The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA2. read safety instructions put up across the plant premises SA3. read safety precautions mentioned in equipment manuals and panels to understand the potential risks associate with the equipment Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills) The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA4. effectively communicate information to team members and Inform employees in the plant and concerned functions about potentials Safety, Health and Environment related risks observed SA5. question operator/ supervisor in order to understand the safety related issues SA6. attentively listen with full attention and comprehend the information given by the speaker during safety drills and training programs Judgmental Thinking The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB1. use common sense and make judgments during day to day basis SB2. use reasoning skills to identify and resolve basic problems

Skills (S) w.r.t. the scope Element A. Core Skills/ Generic Skills

B. Professional Skills

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NOS Version Control


NOS Code ASC/N0006 Version number Drafted on Last reviewed on Next review date 1 01/7/2013 26/7/2013 30/7/2015 Credits(NVEQF/NVQF/NSQF) TBD Industry Industry Sub-sector Occupation Automotive Manufacturing Machining

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